Post Archive

May 15, 2011

During the 1990’s the skeptical critique of land-for-peace was that it was structurally asymmetrical. The Israelis were expected to give up tangible land for intangible...

Let’s keep in mind—as these kinds of media frames start to trickle in—that Nakba Day isn’t about establishing some kind of peaceful Palestinian state outside...

They’re accused of helping to finance the Pakistani Taliban, among other charges. But members of the Miami mosque led by one of the imams for...

The small town (5000 people in an area the size of Manhattan) where I live is going to have to replace its street signs—which are...

Rick Richman has been closely following the international effort to create another failed Arab state in the Middle East, a process that will culminate in...

Question: What do the following headlines have in common? 1.   “Israeli Troops Fire on Palestinian Protesters in Deadly Clashes”—Huffington Post 2.   “Israeli Police Fire on Protesters”—Daily Beast 3.  ...

The Palestinians have institutionalized the establishment of Israel as their “Nakba,” their catastrophe, but it is important to remember that the 1948 war actually started...

As Rick recalled earlier today, when George Mitchell assumed the role of President Obama’s Middle East peace coordinator on the second day of the administration’s...

It’s that time of year again, when the Arab world rises up to protest Israel’s sin of existing. So far the Nakba festivities have included...

Palestinian “refugees” from the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Syria, and Lebanon—the Palestinians being the only people on the planet with fifth-generation “refugees”—have been trying...

The conventional wisdom of our chattering classes holds that the key to Middle East peace is more Israeli territorial withdrawals will pave the way for...

This morning crowds of Arabs stormed Israel’s borders along the Golan Heights and Lebanon. The reason for these demonstrations, and others that took place in...